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Wine Road Barrel Tasting – A taste of the future of the North Coast

The first two weekends in March witnessed the 35th Annual Barrel Tasting  Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County take place in the sun-splashed hills and valleys of the three Wine Road American Viticulture Areas (AVAs – Alexander Valley, Russian River … Continue reading

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Wine and Food Affair offers best of season for Sonoma County.

The 14th Annual Wine Road Wine and Food Affair offered the best of all worlds:  two days of sunny skies, warm temperatures, glorious fall vineyard colors, the smells of harvest and, of course, great wines paired with delightful foods.  Why … Continue reading

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Its October in Healdsburg! Time for the Pinot Noir World Series!!

While the SF Giants and the Oakland A’s battle back to maintain their chances for another Bay Area World Series, the Pinot Noir World Series is only 11 days away.  Healdsburg, California is set to host the 9th Annual “Pinot … Continue reading

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Michelin Star in Guerneville: Applewood Inn Restaurant

It is a dichotomy that the wine country, which is fundamentally rural farm country, might also provide the foundation for fine dining venues.  Unlike the farm country of the central valley, Sonoma wine country is both rural and cosmopolitan.  This … Continue reading

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Harvest – Sonoma Film Fest Screens Sonoma Documentary

Friday was a big day and night at the 15th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival with continued screenings at the eight (8) venues around the Sonoma Plaza.  The crowds were very large and also very appreciative of the films presented … Continue reading

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Fine dining on comfort food – John Ash & Co.

Sonoma County has a plethora of dining venues.  Some are elegant, some are down home and others meets neither objective.  To enjoy high quality fresh comfort food in the Sonoma wine country John Ash & Co. located at Vintners Inn (by Ferrari-Carano … Continue reading

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Barrel Tasting Weekend “Part Deux” – March 4th 2012

Last weekend (2-4 March) and again this coming weekend (9-11 March) comprise the 34th Annual Northern Sonoma County barrel tasting weekends.  They are two of the premier wine tasting weekends sponsored by the Wine Road of Northern Sonoma County and they … Continue reading

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